Pinstripe butterflyfish, redfin butterflyfish
Distribution: Pacific Ocean, from Japan and Australia to Hawaii and the Tuamotu Islands.
Replaced by Chaetodon austriacus in the Red Sea, Chaetodon melapterus in Arabian Sea and Chaetodon trifasciatus in the Indian Ocean.
at Hilton Moorea (Tahiti and the Society Islands) © automated_house
at El Nido – Tour D (Philippines) © manceau
at El Nido – Tour C (Philippines) © manceau
at Wakatobi Dive Resort (Indonesia) © nst56
at Pandan Island (Philippines) © manceau
at Two Step (Big Island)
at Tavanipupu (Solomon Islands) © mluzvieira
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